Tag Archive: pollution

Aug 23 2013

What’s In The Water

When an urban area floods there can be a tremendous amount of pollutants that get flushed into streams and rivers.  Storm water pollution is being addressed a lot more now than in the past, but can still be a serious issue.  This video provides a very graphic view of the impacts of poor water quality …

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Feb 08 2013

A Suds Tsunami in Nairobi (Footage)

After the video I posted earlier this week, here is another foam tsunami of sorts that happened late last year. Although these suds had a bit different cause… This soapy surge was well over two stories high in places. It rose from the fast-flowing creek that runs below the road, whose waters were now a …

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Jan 18 2013

Restoring the L.A. River (Video)

When I think of the Los Angeles River, I usually think of a scene out of Terminator 2 – the chase scene down that insanely large, straight, concrete lined channel. I remember watching that film back in high school and not even realizing that concrete channel was suppose to be a river! You might have …

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Apr 26 2011

Solid Foundation

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Foundations are important.  In the world of digital analysis and design, data is the foundation.  Even with the best engineering, analysis, and design, if your data is wrong the results will be wrong.  Is your data solid?  Do you know where it came from?  Could you even tell if it was wrong? The stakes are …

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